Updated: 1/29/2015 8:38:15 AM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


SITE MANAGER (CLEVELAND PARK)
PART-TIME/WEEKENDS ONLY. The minimum hourly rate is $15.72 per hour; Serves as a customer service officer during and/or after hours of operation of Cleveland Park; patrols all park areas as assigned by the Park Manager; works special events and activities as scheduled during the evenings, weekends and holidays; enforces policies of Cleveland Park and assist emergency agencies which may respond to the Park. Performs other related work as required. After hours, weekend and holiday work required.

Must have considerable knowledge of the methods, practices and precautions as they pertain to the duties of the Site Manager; Must perform periodic walking patrols for the buildings and grounds to insure visitors’ compliance with rules and regulations of Cleveland Park; works special events and activities as scheduled during the evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must have good technical and organizational skills. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees; deal courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrate good judgement, tact and courtesy.

High School diploma required; some higher education preferred. Recreation experience preferred. Must possess a valid S.C. driver’s license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


SENIOR BRIDGE CREW TECHNICIAN (ROADS & BRIDGES)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318. Under regular supervision of the Bridge Crew Supervisor, performs intermediate skilled and technical work operating heavy motorized equipment in the installation and maintenance of bridges and large drainage pipes and culverts. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel.

Operates heavy motorized equipment; installs and maintains bridges, large storm drainage pipes and culverts; maintains records and files. Must have thorough knowledge of materials, methods, and practices essential to construction, repair, and maintenance of bridges, large drainage pipes, and culverts. Must be able to understand civil engineering matters such as reviewing plans and surveying techniques. Must be responsible for performing intermediate skilled labor tasks such as concrete, welding and mechanical work. Ensures safety guidelines are followed concerning heavy construction processes and equipment. Assists in snow and ice removal. Worker may be required to work after normal work hours and on an on-call or emergency basis. Performs related tasks as required.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and extensive experience in bridge and large storm water pipes and culverts construction. Supervisory experience preferred. Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License issued by the State of S.C.


Applications are accepted until February 9, 2015.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN (DELINQUENT TAX)
The minimum starting salary is $30,280. Performs intermediate technical work maintaining financial accounts and records according to standardized accounting practices; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Prepares and assists with the maintenance of financial records; enters, verifies and checks data; processes accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, and other financial accounts. Thorough knowledge of the methods used in keeping fiscal accounts and records, and of office terminology, procedures, routines and equipment; thorough knowledge of business arithmetic; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; ability to understand and follow written directions; ability to establish and follow detailed work procedures; ability to post accounts and to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; skill in the operation of office equipment and computers; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, associates, vendors and the general public. Assists with the maintenance of general and subsidiary records according to established account classification. Posts entries from supporting records; makes adjusting entries; balances against other records; prepares reports. Corrects account errors and maintains records and notes on each. Prepares departmental check requests, checks and posts payment to appropriate accounts. Performs computer system maintenance and back-up. Enters daily deposits into general ledger. Processes accounts receivable, accounts payable, billings, deposits, inventory and purchasing. Furnishes information to employees and the public on a variety of clerical/fiscal matters. Operates computer, calculator and other office machines and equipment. Performs a wide variety of clerical/accounting and related tasks. Prepares a variety of departmental reports; maintains departmental files and records; processes and verifies reports according to departmental requirements. Performs related tasks as required.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with course work in bookkeeping, accounting or related field and considerable experience in general office, collections, customer service, and related work.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY (ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT)
The minimum starting salary is $13.31/hr, 24 hrs/wk-Under general supervision of the Administrative Assistant and Department Head. Performs clerical duties such as answering phone lines, dispatching complaints and providing information to the general public maintaining accurate records of facility functions and activities. Performs various other duties including but not limited to: typing correspondence, data entry, filing, etc.

Must have thorough knowledge of the practices, procedures, and regulations of the facility as they pertain to the duties of Administrative Secretary. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Has knowledge of general office operations, functions and procedures. Knows how and is capable to operate various office equipment including computer, typewriter, copier, etc. Has the ability to compile and maintain various records. Complete work assignments in a timely fashion. Have the ability to use independent judgment. Good mathematical, organizational, human relations and basic office skills. Performs related tasks as required.

High school graduate with vocational/business training and 1 to 2 years clerical experience, and experience working with the public preferred, or the equivalent combination of training and experience providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Applications are accepted until February 20, 2015.


SITE MONITOR (LANDFILL-WELLFORD)
The minimum starting salary is $10.19/hr - Under regular supervision, performs responsible semiskilled work involving a variety of assignments at County landfill. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Landfill Supervisor.

Checks vehicles entering landfill; verifies origin of trash; ensures no hazardous materials are present; directs traffic to appropriate disposal site. Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the department pertaining to specific duties of the Landfill Site Operator. Understands the rules of proper disposal operations. Has the ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups from a wide variety of educational and cultural backgrounds. Has the ability to utilize common sense understanding and independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. Has the ability to work in various weather conditions including smoke, dust, heat, cold, wetness, etc. Able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Able to assist truck drivers, and guide vehicles into dumping positions and to maintain the disposal facility in a clean manner.

High School graduate with the ability to deal and meet with the public in a proper manner.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION ASSISTANT (REC CENTERS/COUNTY)
Salary range- Minimum wage - $11.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Programs Manager. Work hours will be varied and may include weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Requirements of Job:
•Must have good technical and organizational skills.
•Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instruction.
•Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records.
•Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job, including working in extreme weather conditions. Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to swim.
•Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.
•Must be customer-friendly, supporting program by greeting visitors and providing information. Must to be able to lead and direct customer groups in recreational activities, dealing courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrating good judgment, tact and courtesy.
•Must demonstrate concern for safety and compliance with program regulations to insure customer' compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care.
•Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Training and Experience:
•Requires knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles.
•For recreation programs involving children aged 5-12, requires completion of high school and one year of experience in recreational activities for children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Requires an excellent work history and attendance record as well as possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record.
•Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen.
•Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS (PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION)
Starting Salary $70,480 to $91,624 DOQ

Located in the Upstate of South Carolina, Spartanburg County is the home of seven colleges, including a campus of the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine; highly regarded public and private schools; positive business climate with over 100 international firms including BMW's North American assembly plant, and the future home of carbon fiber manufacturer Toray. The county also is home to an Amazon distribution facility and soon will have a Bass Pro Shops outdoor shopping complex. Spartanburg County is located on the fast growing Charlotte-Atlanta corridor at the intersection of I-85 and I-26.

The Director of Public Works is responsible for directing the public works functions which include roads & bridges maintenance, county engineering, storm water NPDES Phase II implementation, inspections, enforcement, recycling, and landfill. The director will also take the lead role in project/program management, funding initiatives, high-speed rail, public involvement and special projects.

Position requires bachelor's degree and 10 years progressively responsible experience, 5 of which involved supervision. P.E. or Master’s degree preferred. Strong management, technical and communications skills.
Applications are accepted until February 20, 2015.


OFFICE OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (ASSESSOR)
Starting salary $38,850 -$45,793 DOQ. Under general supervision performs difficult technical and complex administrative work supervising and coordinating the office assistance staff in the Office of the County Assessor with the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously. Ensures office operations follow the required state statues, South Carolina Department of Revenue rules and regulations, South Carolina Code of Laws and County Ordinances. Supervision is exercised over subordinate office staff. Position reports to the County Assessor.

Thorough knowledge of state and local laws related to property taxation; thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices; thorough knowledge of generally accepted budgeting principles and practices; thorough knowledge of standard office methods and procedures, business English, spelling, grammar, and arithmetic; general knowledge of project management principles and practices; ability to make decisions relating to assigned operations in conformance with applicable laws and policies; ability to operate standard office and data entry equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other departments and the general public.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration or related field. Must have good typing and computer skills. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 1/29/2015 8:38:15 AM EOE